Don't Sweat It

11 Science-Approved Ways To Wake Up In The Morning — Without Caffeine

Before I have my double shot of espresso in the morning, I am basically a zombie. Groggy, and irritable, I turn towards my morning fix of coffee to kickstart my day. But, counting on caffeine to boost your energy in the morning is the norm: A 2014…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

5 Self-Care Tips Meghan Markle Swears By (According To Her Lifestyle Blog)

Meghan Markle is just a few months from becoming a princess (OK, technically a duchess, but she'll be a princess in our hearts), and that means as wild as her day-to-day likely is right now, with all the wedding prep, it will become approximately…
By James Loke Hale

I Worked Out Like Meghan Markle & It Was Way More Chill Than I Expected

The royal wedding is just a few months away, and all eyes are on what Meghan Markle is doing to chill out and destress while planning the most-anticipated nuptials of the year. Earlier in January, E! News reported that Markle’s fitness routine…
By Melanie Mignucci

How One Butt Cheek Changed The Olympic Figure Skating Dress Code For 15 Years

There was one scandalous moment at the 1988 Winter Olympics that changed the rules of competitive figure skating costumery — for a decade-and-a-half, anyways. Katarina Witt, a competitor from East Germany, performed in a blue costume, adorned at the…
By Amanda Richards

The One Thing To Do In The Morning If You’re Running Late

I'm a perpetually late person, and I've accepted it as part of who I am. I've been late for dates, church, formal events, doctor's appointments, flights — I'm still surprised I was on time for my own wedding. I've chalked my lateness up to my…
By Ayana Lage

6 Red Flags You’re Too Stressed Out By Your Job

Only around half of workers in the U.S. are satisfied with their jobs, according to 2017 data from research group The Conference Board (though that percentage is growing). But while job dissatisfaction is common, being dissatisfied with your job…
By James Loke Hale

This Is How You Should Be Dealing With Stress, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

If you're familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, then you know that each of the 16 personality types approach the world differently. From how you interact with others to how you process information is related to your MBTI. Learning the best…
By Brandi Neal

The Reason You’re Sweating So Much In Your Sleep — And How To Stop

If you've ever woken up in the middle feeling like you just got out of a pool with all of your clothes on, then you know how disruptive night sweats can be. If you're wondering why you're sweating at night, there are many things that can cause night…
By Brandi Neal

6 Weird Ways Your Dreams Change When You're Stressed

There is an undeniable link between emotions and dreams, and the relationship goes both ways. Evidence suggests sleeping and dreaming can help us resolve stressful emotions so we feel better when we wake up. Similarly, stressful emotions affect the…
By Megan Grant

9 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Stress & Anxiety

Both stress and anxiety can impact our day-to-day lives, but sometimes telling the difference between anxiety and stress is difficult. The American Psychological Association (APA) describes stress as a “feeling of being overwhelmed, worried or…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

This Is How You Experience Stress, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Unfortunately, stress is a fact of life, though some people seem to be able to shake it off better than others. Aside from lifestyle choices, the cosmos might play a role in how you handle stress. How stress affects you based on your zodiac sign can…
By Brandi Neal

The Way This Olympic Skier Deals With Stress Is The Self-Care Inspo You Need For 2018

Balancing school, work, and a social life can be difficult for anyone, but American skier Sadie Bjornsen takes things to another level. Not only does the 28-year-old hope to be the first American woman to medal in cross-country skiing at the 2018…
By Ayana Lage

What You Need To Stop Stressing Out About In 2018, Based On Your Sign

In the spirit of the year's end, here's an understatement: 2017 was a rough year. The fact that we've made it through together in one piece is remarkable, and we should all give ourselves a pat on the back. Go ahead, do it! But we should also…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Is How Mercury Retroshade Could Mess With Your New Year’s Eve Plans

If Mercury retrograde has been particularly hard on you these past couple weeks, well, I have some unfortunate news: After retrograde ends, we'll enter a more than two-week period called Mercury retroshade, and it's got the potential to eff up your…
By James Loke Hale

This Cooling Primer Feels Like Actual Ice On Your Face

As my emotions begin their turbulent approach into yet another New York City winter, it becomes more and more difficult for me to imagine ever enjoying anything cold. I can barely walk by a Dairy Queen without being consumed by dread, terrified of…
By Amanda Richards

This Is How Stress & Anxiety Can Affect Your Immune System

If you're one of 40 million people who suffer from anxiety, sometimes you might feel like your anxiety is making you sick. If you think your anxiety and stress is causing you physical illness, it's not all in your head. In addition to making you…
By Brandi Neal

11 Little Ways To Make Extra Cash In 2018

Is one of your 2018 New Year’s resolutions to make or save more money? Yeah, me too. We’re currently living in the gig economy. The gig economy can have its downsides, but it can make it easier to earn extra money in 2018 through a side hustle. The…
By Katie Mitchell

12 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Better Self-Care

The new year is just around the corner, and most of us are probably more than ready to leave 2017 as far in the past as possible. These last twelve months have been jam-packed with a whirlwind of political turmoil and stressful events, but now, it’s…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

7 Physical Symptoms Of Anxiety That You Never Realized

Any given physical issue can point toward a handful of underlying health problems. But one problem with a huge variety of symptoms is anxiety. Many ailments that seem purely physical could actually have this emotional root. The mind and body really…
By Suzannah Weiss

How To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Without Feeling Completely Overwhelmed

The best things life has to offer tend to be outside of your comfort zone, but leaving your comfort zone isn't easy. If you can get used to taking little steps outside it, though, you'll get more comfortable with the big steps. When you're facing…
By Suzannah Weiss